Week 3 - Timeline 1

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  • John Stuart Mill (1806-1873)

    John Stuart Mill (1806-1873)
    John Stuart Mill (20 May 1806 – 7 May 1873),[8] usually cited as J. S. Mill, was a British philosopher, political economist, and civil servant. Mill joined the debate over scientific method which followed on from John Herschel's 1830 publication of A Preliminary Discourse on the study of Natural Philosophy. Best known for his "A System of Logic". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FLzvlzXQLco including the short educational video to my entry as per the assignment’s requirement
  • William Whewell (1794-1866)

    William Whewell (1794-1866)
    William Whewell was an English polymath, scientist, Anglican priest, philosopher, theologian, and historian of science. His best-known works are two voluminous books that attempt to systematize the development of the sciences, History of the Inductive Sciences (1837) and The Philosophy of the Inductive Sciences, Founded Upon Their History (1840).
  • Auguste Comte (1798-1857)

    Auguste Comte (1798-1857)
    Comte first described the epistemological perspective of positivism in The Course in Positive Philosophy, a series of texts published between 1830 and 1842. These texts were followed by the 1848 work, A General View of Positivism. The first three volumes of the Course dealt chiefly with the physical sciences already in existence (mathematics, astronomy, physics, chemistry, biology), whereas the latter two emphasized the inevitable coming of social science.
  • George Henry Lewes (1817-1878)

    George Henry Lewes (1817-1878)
    George Henry Lewes was an English philosopher and critic of literature and theatre. He was also an amateur physiologist. In 1845–46, Lewes published The Biographical History of Philosophy, an attempt to depict the life of philosophers as ever-renewed fruitless labor to attain the unattainable. The culmination of Lewes's work in prose literature is the Life of Goethe (1855), probably the best known of his writings. He was occupying himself with scientific work.